Report: Colls 0-0 Abbey Hey

Scrappy was the word that came to mind when describing Saturday’s 1-0 win againstBarnton in the semi-final of the Men United Cup. Scrappy can again be used to describe the 0-0 draw against Abbey Hey that unfolded at Alder House yesterday. The weather the night before had everyone on the edge of the seats as all pondered whether […]

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Report: Colls 1-0 Barnton

COLLS HEAD FOR FLEETWOOD AFTER DEFEATING BARNTON…AND THE CONDITIONS The Men United Cup Semi Final Atherton Collieries 1 Barnton 0 It certainly wasn’t one for the purists, but Mark Truffas’ seventeenth minute goal was enough for Atherton Collieries to claim a spot in the final of The Men United Cup for the second year in […]

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Report: AFC Blackpool 1-3 Atherton Collieries

The Collieries bounced back in style on Saturday, beating Runcorn Town 4-0. It was back to business on Tuesday though and the Colls had to have their wits about them in the face of a potential Banana Skin – AFC Blackpool away, on a Tuesday night. Despite the midweek nature of the game and the […]

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League Player of the Month

Mark Battersby was awarded with the NWCFL Premier Division Player of the Month award for February. He was presented with his award by Ian Williams prior to the victory over AFC Darwen. Mark got the nod from the Atherton Collieries panel for Player of the Year for February. During the month, the club won six out […]

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Report: Colls 4-0 Runcorn Town

After the disappointment of the previous Monday’s defeat by Linnets Colls got back to winning ways in some style against the other Runcorn side Town. Suspensions and injuries meant that Danny Taberner, Callum Jones and Gareth Peet missed the game while Mark Ayres served the final game of his two match ban. Adam Reid made […]

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Report: Colls 0-2 Runcorn Linnets

In what was billed as a key fixture in the North West Counties Premier Division title race, Runcorn Linnets backed by their fanatical following produced with one of the strongest away performances seen at Alder House in recent seasons. Michael Clegg made four changes to the Colls team for this top of the table encounter, […]

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Report: Padiham 1-1 Colls

Chadderton used to be Colls bogey team; now it is safe to say it is Padiham. Three times the two sides have met this season, and not once have the black and white stripes been able to get the better of Steve Wilkes’ combative and organised side. In August, Padiham won 4-2 at Alder House […]

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Report: Colls 6-1 AFC Darwen

A fourth consecutive Monday NWCFL fixture at Alder House saw Michael Clegg’s black n white stripes pitted against an AFC Darwen side sprinkled with players who had recent Colls service under their belts. The reverse NWCFL Premier Division fixture had been played a few weeks ago at the Anchor Ground with Colls putting in a […]

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Report: AFC Liverpool 0-0 Atherton Collieries

The rare time in which Atherton Collieries are involved in a 0-0 draw, they seem to be the most action packed 0-0’s the world of Football has ever seen – this was the case on Saturday as the Colls made the journey to AFC Liverpool. Goalless games aren’t common for Cleg’s side with just one […]

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